I finally hosted my "bitches getting drunk" party. I went with a Tiki theme, mostly because I really wanted to make tropical drinks with umbrellas, but also because I had the perfect dress. I found this late 50s Hawaiian themed dress at the thrift store last Halloween. It has a gorgeous black and gold print of islanders in boats, pineapples, hula girls, palm trees, etc.
1950s Red Hawaiian themed dress: thrifted
Vintage gold basket weave box purse: antique mall
1950s gold charm bracelet: Ebay
Red flower fascinator: Ebay
Embroidered flower wedges: Nine West
I collected several different drink recipes from vintage sources, but we got stuck on Mai Tais, which are so very delicious.
pour over ice
one shot white rum
one shot dark rum
1/2 shot coconut rum
1/2 shot apricot brandy
mix with orange pineapple juice
for added effect I served them in vintage Siesta Ware with pineapple novelty straws, colored drink umbrellas, and DRY ICE!
I had a fabulous time and now I am ready to plan for the next event. Got any good theme ideas?